Bug#426890: localechooser: several countries are misplaced
On 31/05/07, Christian Perrier <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> * GL (Greenland): Europe -> North America
GL is an associated terortiry of Denmark which makes the probability
for people to seek for it in Europe pretty high.
This is, in my opinion, too much an overstretch. Under such a
criteria, you could consider, say, Martinique to be part of Europe, as
> * TF (French Southern Territories): Antarctica -> Indian Ocean
Most of the French people will mentally associate the "Terres
Australes" to Antarctica given that the most part of the territory is
is Terre Adélie, the other part being Crozet and Kerguelen Islands.
Actually, you are confusing 'Terres australes françaises' (TF in ISO
3166-1), with 'Terres australes et antarctiques françaises'. The
Adélie Land is part of the latter, but not of the former. ISO 3166-1
territories do not always match administrative divisions.